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20 Jun 2019JEE
11 under-privileged students from Dehradun crack JEE exam
As per reports, 11 students out of 30 of a Dehradun-based coaching institute, being run by RailTel, have cracked the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced this year.
CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back
In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.
20 Jun 2019Yogi Adityanath
Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath
A case has been filed against UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, for her comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, RSS, and its chief Mohan Bhagwat.
6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud
The Indian civil services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters. Being a civil servant is a tough job and needs great commitment.
#HealthBytes: Top five benefits of using a charcoal face mask
You have been trying to get that perfect facial skin, free from dirt, oil, and acne, but haven't quite hit the right track? We feel you.
From 2020, Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination to undergo changes
From 2020, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be implementing the new changes that were announced earlier for the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination (CGGE).
Railways: How to book an entire train or train coach
In a bid to facilitate bulk bookings, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of booking an entire train or train coach to its passengers.
20 Jun 2019Supreme Court Of India
Gujarat: Ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt sentenced to life imprisonment
A Jamnagar court on Thursday sentenced ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt to life imprisonment in connection to a custodial death case, which took place some 30 years ago.
20 Jun 2019Twitter
4-day-old girl dies after being shifted around hospital for hours
A four-days-old kid breathed her last on Wednesday after she was shunted between two wings of a government hospital, without treatment.
20 Jun 2019Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Tezpur University researchers have a solution for fake currency: nano-ink!
Counterfeiting or fake currency is a problem that authorities across the globe have struggled to constrain. Miscreants are often drawn to counterfeiting as it's a real money-making (illicit) business, and it's hard to trace once the currency is in circulation.
20 Jun 2019Bihar
Bihar: Encephalitis kills 128 children. Is anyone paying attention?
Bihar is reeling under a major health crisis, and with every passing day, things are only getting worse.
Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about
In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program comprising Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses.
#HealthBytes: Five food items to avoid in summers
The summer has hit the top gear!
#HealthBytes: Five ways to deal with sexual incompatibility
Firstly, it is important to understand that sexual incompatibility is okay, even in long-term relationships and marriages.
How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'
To encourage high standards of food quality, hygiene, and safety in educational institutions, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) last year launched "Eat Right" awards.
Bengaluru techie jailed after one-night stand with Tinder date
Online dating culture is a tricky mess. While you may come across fake profiles and sex offenders galore, minding the fine line between serious and casual is usually the hardest.
#CareerBytes: Telegram Channels for Chartered Accountancy (CA) exam preparation
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.
19 Jun 2019Mumbai
Shiv Sena wants action against 'illegal' lingerie mannequins. But why?
Turning a blind eye to several problems crippling Mumbai, Shiv Sena has directed its attention towards a peculiar issue- "illegal" mannequins which display women's lingerie.
19 Jun 2019Tamil Nadu
Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai
In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.
19 Jun 2019Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
CBSE releases admit cards for compartment exams: Details here
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the admit cards for the compartment examinations for Classes 10 and 12.
#HealthBytes: 8 diet tips to cut belly fat
The most stubborn of all fats is the fat that accumulates on your tummy.
19 Jun 2019Uber
Kolkata: Former Miss India Universe narrates how she was harassed
You can live in one of the poshest localities of a city, but that doesn't guarantee your safety. And if you think the police will help you, you could be mistaken.
19 Jun 2019Pulwama
Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed
In what qualifies as a big success for security forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed's Sajad Maqbool Bhat, whose car was used for the deadly Pulwama attack, was killed in a gunfight on Tuesday. Along with Bhat, his recruiter Tauseef Bhat was also killed.
19 Jun 2019Uttar Pradesh
#NewsBytesExclusive: JEE AIR-2 Himanshu Singh on preparation, challenges, and more!
The results of the 2019 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, conducted by IIT-Roorkee, were declared earlier on June 14.
#HealthBytes: Six summer fruits to include in your diet
The summer has hit the top gear.
School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers
The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.
J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at Pulwama police station; 3 critical
At least 10 people have been injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on a police station in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama.
#HealthBytes: Frequently asked questions about Sexual health answered
Despite being a completely natural and biological part of our lives, talk around sex is usually ignored.
18 Jun 2019Narendra Modi
Crackdown on corruption: Narendra Modi fires 15 senior customs officers
Days after the Centre forcibly retired 12 senior Income Tax officials, it did the same with 15 other senior customs officials.
#HealthBytes: Five natural ways to get gorgeous skin
Everyone wants clear, glowing, and beautiful-looking skin.
18 Jun 2019Ayodhya
2005 Ayodhya terror attack: Four terrorists get life imprisonment
A special court in Prayagraj announced its verdict in the 2005 Ayodhya terror attack case, sentencing four accused to life imprisonment on Tuesday. One other accused has been acquitted by the court.
18 Jun 2019Yogi Adityanath
Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist
Rarely do Bollywood stars speak on politics. They choose silence to avoid running into controversies.
#CareerBytes: What options do PCM students have other than engineering?
In India, most science students who have completed Class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) opt for engineering.
18 Jun 2019Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza-Veena Malik get into ugly Twitter spat: Details here
Pakistani actress Veena Malik and Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza engaged in a war of words on Twitter yesterday, with each raising questions about the other's parenting.
18 Jun 2019Bihar
"How many wickets?": Bihar Health Minister at meeting on encephalitis
The fierce outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar has left many worried, but apparently, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey couldn't be less bothered.
18 Jun 2019Kerala
Kerala: Woman misdiagnosed with cancer, still hasn't "recovered" from chemotherapy
A Kerala woman was diagnosed with cancer, she went through chemotherapy, but found out later that she didn't have the deadly disease.
#HealthBytes: Six foods that will naturally detox your lungs
#CareerBytes: 5 best private engineering colleges in the country
In India, engineering is the most preferred professional course among students after Class 12 because of the vast prospects it offers.
Microsoft launches AI labs to train 1.5 lakh Indian students
In a bid to build a future-ready workforce, Microsoft has announced the launch of 10 AI digital labs in India.
#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy
The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).